IPS – Integrated Project Services, Inc.

  • Job Locations US-MA-Chelmsford
    Design - Project Management
    # of Openings Remaining
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Location : Location
  • Position Responsibilities

    IPS is hiring! We are looking for a talented Design Project Engineer I to join our growing region based out of our Chelmsford, MA office location. 


    The Design Project Engineer I’s assignments contain specific tasks on project teams and these individuals are expected to use their education, intelligence and common sense to resolve the engineering problems and tasks they are assigned. However, more experienced staff are always available to help when the Project Engineer I needs assistance.


    Job Duties and Responsibilities

    • Makes calculations, using engineering formulas and skills for design such as heating and cooling loads, lighting calculations, power distribution calculations and equipment sizing.
    • Uses computer assisted engineering and design software and equipment to prepare engineering and design documents.
    • Layout portions of ductwork and piping systems or branch circuitry based on schematic layout by Project Designer/Engineer.
    • Creates specialized drawings such as plumbing isometrics and risers or electrical riser diagrams.
    • Selects equipment based on recommendations of Project Designer/Engineer and fill out equipment schedules.
    • Provides drawing for own designs and produces sketches to incorporate in drawings by drafters.
    • Researches design options and document findings for Project Designer/Engineer.
    • Provides information to Project Designer/Engineer for incorporation into specifications.
    • Reviews shop drawings.
    • Researches code issues and asks general questions of code officials.
    • Organizes and maintains project files. Maintains a neat and organized work area which allows efficient access to information required by other team members.
    • Assures that drawings and designs are in accordance with company production and design standards.
    • Keeps Project Manager informed of work load and any changes in project scope or additional services.
    • Special projects as assigned.

    Qualifications & Requirements

    • Minimum 2 years previous engineering/design experience.
    • Bachelors of Engineering Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering from an accredited university.
    • Expertise in computer operation for engineering design programs and computer aided drafting.
    • General knowledge of system design and applicable codes in specific discipline related area (Mechanical, Structural, Plumbing, Electrical or Process).
    • Completion of the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE {formerly known as EIT}) exam completion is encouraged.

    Company Overview

    About Us


    IPS-Integrated Project Services is a global leader in developing innovative and cost effective solutions for the engineering, construction, commissioning and qualification of complex pharmaceutical and biotech research and manufacturing facilities. With technical expertise spanning R&D to pilot-scale to large-scale production, our team specializes in the technology, trends and regulatory environment to successfully deliver capital projects and improve operations. For over thirty years, we have applied unique LEAN methodologies throughout the project life cycle, continually finding ways to do things better and more efficiently, delivering higher quality and controlling costs. Headquartered in Blue Bell, PA, IPS is a multi-national company with over 1,100 professionals worldwide and offices in California, Indiana, Kansas, Massachusetts, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Brazil, Canada, China, Ireland, Singapore, Switzerland, UK and four locations in India. Visit our website at www.ipsdb.com.




    Process Architecture, Process Design, Engineering, Construction, Commissioning, Qualification, LEAN Project Delivery, Strategic Master Planning, Energy Conservation Management, Project Controls, Program/Project Management, Operations/Logistics Strategy and Planning, EPCMV and Staffing Services.


    IPS is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer of protected veterans (M/F/D/V).


    Attention Search Firms / Third Party Recruiters:  IPS is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for employment opportunities with IPS. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at IPS via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at IPS in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for a specific position will be deemed the sole property of IPS, and no fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by IPS as a result of the referral or through other means.


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